Short Title:Abnormal Psychology
Full Title:Abnormal Psychology
Module Code:PSYC H3001
 
Credits: 6
Field of Study:Basic / broad general programmes*
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:DAVID IRWIN
Module Author:DAVID IRWIN
Module Description:• Display a coherent knowledge of the clinical features, possible causes and treatments available for a variety of disorders. • Analyse, interpret and evaluate the main theoretical approaches in abnormal psychology. • Demonstrate an insight into the prejudice and discrimination associated with mental illness.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe the clinical features, possible causes and treatments available for a variety of disorders.
LO2 Classify and demonstrate skills of analysis, interpretation and evaluation in considering theoretical approaches in abnormal psychology.
LO3 Distinguish the various features of the prejudice and discrimination associated with mental illness.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment n/a   50.00 n/a
Assignment n/a 2,3 0.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3 50.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Kring, A.M., Davison, G.C. & Neale, J.M 2006, Abnormal Psychology, 10th ed. Ed., Wiley
  • Weis, R. 2007, Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Sage
  • Coats, J. 2006, No Big Deal: A Guide to Recovery from Addictions, Sow’s Ear Press
  • Dogra, N. Parkin, A. Frake, C. & Gale, F 2001, A multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front- line Professionals., Jessica Kingsley
  • Rich, P. 2000, The Healing Journey through Addiction: An Integrated Approach, 2nd. Ed. Ed., Wadsworth Pub.
  • Ronen, T. 2001, In and Out of Anorexia: The Story of the Client, the Therapist and the Process of Recovery., Jessica Kingsley
  • West, R. 2006, Theory of Addiction, WileyBlackwell
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HSOCA_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Social Care Practice 6 Mandatory